Touraine, sometimes called the “Garden of France.” was where kings and nobles built many of the chateaux that make the Loire Valley one of France’s most popular tourist destinations. Wine of the region include many famous appellations, including Vouvray, made from Chenin Blanc and Chinon, Bourgueil and St Nicolas de Bourgeuil, all made from Cabernet Franc. The Touraine appellation also includes excellent examples of Sauvignon Blanc, Gamay and Malbec (locally known as côt) that provide excellent quality with and competitive pricing

Appellations

Bourgueil
Chinon
Crémant de Loire (Touraine)
Montlouis-sur-Loire
St Nicolas de Bourgueil
Touraine
Touraine Cot
Touraine Amboise
Touraine Azay-le Rideau
Touraine Mesland
Touraine Mousseux
Touraine Noble Joué
Vouvray

 
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